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Large black lump in the throat

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • September 3, 2007
  • 09:27 AM

My sister has developed a large black lump in her throat over night. She feels hot and her ears are hrting. The lump is very big on one side of her tonsilis and looks nasty. She has been to her doctor and he said it is tonsillitis. I have had tonsillitis many times to the point where I had them removed, but this seems much worse. The doctor she saw is not a very good doctor and has wrongly diagnosed me many times before.
I am very worried that it may be an abcsess. She can not stop crying in pain. She is 20 years old. She can not go back to the doctors again as there is only one doctor on today and that is the one she saw.

Any advice please???????

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  • where do you live?...mommy cat:)
    mommy cat 1654 Replies
    • September 4, 2007
    • 01:05 AM
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  • Possibly a peritonsilar abscess. Anyway, go to an ER and they can help. Is she on antibiotics?
    rad-skw 1605 Replies
    • September 4, 2007
    • 07:41 AM
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